Chitungwiza Municipality

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    Floods cause damage, threaten to wash away Chitungwiza homes (PICTURES)

    CHITUNGWIZA Municipality is today expected to hold an emergency meeting to map a way forward following heavy rains that pounded the town yesterday, causing flooding and threatening to wash away homes in some low-lying areas and wetlands. Some commercial buildings and houses in areas such as Zengeza 4, Chikwanha, Units L, K and N were badly affected by the flooding…

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    Chitungwiza council says no plans to demolish houses

    CHITUNGWIZA town clerk Tonderai Kasu said the municipality has no imminent plans to demolish illegal settlements following a complaint from the Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest). This comes after the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights on behalf of Chitrest wrote to the municipality seeking clarity regarding proposed demolitions in the town. A leaked internal memo stated that the municipality would soon…

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    Chitungwiza Municipality wants to demolish over 11 200 homes

    TWO HUNDRED houses were built in a graveyard, with Chitungwiza Municipality listing over 11 200 illegal houses for demolition. Nyatsime suburbs tops the list with 9 500 houses listed for demolition, while part of Nyatsime’s graveyard has seen the mushrooming of residential stands. The proposed demolition could leave thousands homeless. Council awaits approval from the full council meeting and accompanying…

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